People would probably take the drug, because of the the euphoric effects, or the pleasurable effects of opium. Friend, and classmates can also be another reason for people to be taking the drug, because people could always pressure other people into doing things. Addiction is another big factor on why people would take the drug, because the body craves it mentally, and physically. Symptoms of withdrawal of the drug can be another reason, because people would try to go on opium just to stop the withdrawal symptoms. People can also be tricked into doing the drug, a stranger can offer opium to kid, and then get the kid hooked on opium . Their could also be familys, that causes people to take the drug, due to family members trying to avoid issues. People should not take the drug in the first place, because it can lead to many horrible things to happen.